Office Management

Who’s there to organize the office organizer? Business Management Daily helps admins with dealing with bosses, records retention, and other key tasks.

We provide thousands of articles to help admins and office management staff through better meeting management, improved time management, and much more.

Peak performers all seem to have this in common: They work long hours; they visit customers and employees; they function on little sleep; they exercise; and they manage to work in family time.
Nissan and Renault have something that most companies don’t, thanks to their leader, Carlos Ghosn. It’s not a merger or a joint venture. Instead, it’s a tight relationship that still allows each company to remain independent.
It's not uncommon for assistants to reply to messages on their bosses’ behalf. But if you’re sending e-mail at the boss’s behest, you may be breaking the law.
Do you have a boss that's so busy they can't find the time to meet with you? Adapt to the boss’s preferred form of communication, and be inventive in your approach.
Not looking forward to crafting your resolutions for the year? Here’s a 10-step plan Kit Grant outlined to help you expand your comfort zone.
The following sample policy was excerpted from The Book of Company Policies, published by HR Specialist, © 2007. Edit for your organization’s purposes. _____________________ “If you are called to serve jury duty, XYZ encourages you to fulfill your right and duty as a citizen. Time off will be granted for the duration of your jury […]
If you’re like most captains of small businesses, you don’t pay much attention to managing your energy costs. You probably delegate that to an office manager or someone in accounting. What you may not realize is that energy costs often comprise about a third of the average small business’s expenses.

401(k) plans have long been able to use automated phone systems, e-mail, and the Internet to provide required notices and allow employees to make elections and consent to distributions. Final regulations now give plans the option of conforming to the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act, otherwise known as the E-SIGN Act, or sticking to their current electronic systems. The regs also expand the plans that may communicate electronically, to include health plans and health savings accounts, cafeteria plans, educational assistance plans, and plans that provide qualified transportation fringe benefits. The regs are effective for notices provided to employees on or after January 1, 2007.